News tagged with plant protein

The plant cell's corset

We still have a lot to discover about the mechanism in plants that ensures cell growth in a specific direction. However it is clear that a structure of parallel protein tubes plays an important role. Simon Tindemans investigated ...

Sep 02, 2009 not rated yet 0

Carnegie donates landmark clones to biology

With the information explosion, it's remarkable that so little is known about the interactions that proteins have with each other and the protective membrane that surrounds a cell. These interactive, so-called membrane proteins ...

Aug 06, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 0

New crops needed for new climate

Plants grown under high CO2 and drought conditions show an increase in toxic compounds, a decrease in protein content and a decrease in yield. Dr. Ros Gleadow will present her findings at the Society for Experimental Biology ...

Jun 29, 2009 1 / 5 (1) 0

New Mathematical Model Evaluates Efficiency of E. Coli

The bacterium Escherichia coli, one of the best-studied single-celled organisms around, is a master of industrial efficiency. This bacterium can be thought of as a factory with just one product: itself. It exists to make c ...

Feb 04, 2009 not rated yet 0